Associated Press Will Partner with Facebook to Flag ‘Fake News’- Funded by Soros.
Wow. So glad the “truth determiners” are stepping up to the plate to protect us. (Do you sense the sarcasm?)
Facebook and the Associated Press will now assume the role as God. They will be judging and determining what news is “fake” and what is real. They will hold the power to tell you what you will know, and how you will know it.
Apparently, the AP has judged itself the gold standard for truth dissemination. They own the truth, and it comes from them. Whatever they say, goes.
“AP has long done some of the most thorough fact-checking in the news business,” said Sally Buzbee, AP’s incoming executive editor. “This initiative is a natural extension of that tradition, and of the AP’s long-standing role setting the standards for accuracy and ethics in journalism.”
This is significant. It is insidious. It should scare the crap out of you.
They’ll be joined by Snopes (be sure to read about them here), ABC, Politifact, and Factcheck. These left-leaning little helpers will assist fb and AP in making sure you have the correct access to the information they deem true and worthy.
Doesn’t this make you sound so much safer? Because you are just too stupid to determine for yourself these things. You need liberals to help you.
But don’t worry. Fb says that they won’t prevent you from reading or sharing these stories, they’ll just administer a “flag” on them so you know they are considered fake by the news gods.
In addition, they will be sure that no one will be able to advertise their news website on fb if they run a “fake” news story. And, those stories will not show up in the news feed. Do you know what that means for you?
It means that those websites that tell news other than that deemed “true” by the news gods will not be able to monetize and will go out of business.
Just a “heads up,” the libs have already marked news sites such as Breitbart as “fake news.” Because Brietbart is kicking their butts in popularity and as a source for calling out the liberal mainstream media bias and truly fake news. Benghazi, anyone?
Voila! Conservatives squashed! Poof! Gone!
Will they target tabloid news? Yes. Will they target overt fake stories? Yes. Will they tentacle into news that offends their agenda? You betcha. It’s a slippery slope, and they will slide down it. Slowly. So you don’t notice.
Then, the news on fb and the internet will be dominated and controlled by the liberals. How convenient.
Read the article here.
What is even more dangerous, is the ties to George Soros. Brietbart did some fact-checking on the fact-checkers, and it is quite disgusting. You should take the time to read the full article, educate, and arm yourself.
The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) drafted a code of five principles for news websites to accept, and Facebook yesterday announced it will work with “third-party fact checking organizations” that are signatories to the code of principles.
IFCN is hosted by the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. A cursory search of the Poynter Institute website finds that Poynter’s IFCN is openly funded by Soros’ Open Society Foundations as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, and the National Endowment for Democracy.
The fact-checkers are the wolves in sheep’s clothing. The fox in the hen house.